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war time utility furniture

Utility furniture was furniture produced in the United Kingdom during and directly after World War II. The furniture was produced under a Government scheme which was designed to cope with raw material shortages and rationing of their usage.


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war time utility furniture
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Manufactured by Owen Haines and Son, High Wycombe.
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Living/dining room with Utility furniture in the Exhibition House furnished at a cost of ú200 by the interior decoration class at Sawston Village College under Frank Austin, 1947. Shows armchair with occasional table and fireplace with tiled surround in foreground, dining table and chairs in background.
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war time utility furniture
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Britain Can Make It Exhibition, 1946. Utility sideboard.
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war time utility furniture
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Cupboards and Tall Boys.
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war time utility furniture
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Utility chair by the Co-operative Wholesale Society at the Britain Can Make It Exhibition, 1946.
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war time utility furniture
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Woven furnishing fabric designed by Enid Marx for Utility furniture during the 1940's.
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war time utility furniture
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Oak occasional table, also in mahogany. Model No. 2060.
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war time utility furniture
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Utility furniture 1946. Cotswold Range. Board of Trade ref. no. 2050.
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war time utility furniture
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General view of sitting room.
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Oak sideboard, also in mahogany. Model No. 505.
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war time utility furniture
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Kitchen consisting of cabinet, cooker, table and chairs
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war time utility furniture
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Metal Bedstead. Model No.B1.
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war time utility furniture
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Cotswold Range. Model No.9.
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Mahogany table, also in oak. Model no. 650. Cotswold Range.
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war time utility furniture
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Model No. 4528.
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General view of what looks like dining/living room.
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war time utility furniture
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Model Nos.2. and 1.
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Kitchen consisting of cabinet, cooker, table and chairs, and sink. Exhibited at one of the Board of Trades provincial exhibitions early in 1943.
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Oak dressing table, also in mahogany. Model No.3054.
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war time utility furniture
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Model No. 904
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Britain Can Make It Exhibition, 1946. Utility table and three chairs.
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Oak cupboard, also in mahogany. Model No. 501.
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Mahogany dressing table, also in oak. Model No.505.
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FESTIVAL OF BRITAIN, 1951 SOUTH BANK EXHIBITION. Homes and Gardens Pavilion. Town parlour furnished with tax-free contemporary furniture; designed by Frank Austin M.S.I.A. and Neville Ward, B.Arch., A.R.I.B.A., M.S.I.A. Sideboard 4 Utility chairs and nest of tables by Gordon Russell Ltd. Two armchairs by Melson Bros.. Settee by J.Radford. Card table by Hearterby Works Ltd. Ceiling pendant by Troughton & Young (Lighting) Ltd.
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Left: an oak and mahogany dining room table. Right: an oak dining room table. Model Nos 750 and 756.
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war time utility furniture
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Bedroom furniture.
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Wardrobe. Model No.109 in oak. Also in mahogany.
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Metal action. Closed 4ft.10 ins wide. Bed 6ft. by 4ft. Covering in various designs and colours. Model No. 1705.
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war time utility furniture
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Sideboard. Model No. 6550/3/0.
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Sideboard. Model No. 1.
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